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The University of Michigan Faculty Handbook


Chapter 5.

5.A General Principles
5.B Criteria for Appointment and Promotion of Instructional Faculty
5.C Instructional Faculty: Classifications
5.C.1 Tenure Track Faculty
5.C.2 Clinical Instructional Faculty
5.C.3 Lecturers
  5.C.4 Lecturers Covered Under a Collective Bargaining Agreement
  5.C.5 Adjunct Instructional Faculty Covered Under a Collective Bargaining Agreement
  5.C.6 Adjunct Clinical Instructional Faculty
  5.C.7 Visiting Instructional Faculty
5.D Research Faculty
5.D.1 Introduction
5.D.2 Research Scientist Track
5.D.3 Research Professor Track
5.D.4 Supplemental Research Faculty ("Adjunct" and "Visiting")
5.D.5 Promotions of Research Faculty
5.E Librarians, Archivists, and Curators
5.E.1 Librarians
5.E.2 Archivists
5.E.3 Curators
5.E.4 Promotions of Librarians, Archivists, and Curators
5.F Types of Appointments
5.F.1 Academic-year Appointments
5.F.2 Additional Appointments
5.F.3 Annual Appointments
5.F.4 Joint Appointments
5.F.5 Multi-year Appointments
5.F.6 Open-ended Appointments
5.F.7 Partial Appointments
5.F.8 Term Appointments (Closed-ended Appointments)
5.F.9 University-year Appointments (Academic-year Appointments)
5.G Appointments: Other Considerations
5.G.1 Conflict of Commitment in Faculty Appointments
5.G.2 Dual Career Program
5.G.3 Employment Oath
5.G.4 Favoritism/Nepotism
5.G.5 Fitness for Duty
5.G.6 International Faculty
5.H Termination of Appointments
5.I Resignations and Retirements
5.I.1 Research Faculty, Librarians, Archivists, and Curators
5.J Status of Appointments When Academic Programs are Discontinued
5.J.1 Instructional Faculty
5.J.2 Other Faculty
5.K Non-reappointment of Instructional Faculty
5.L Reduction in Force/Termination
5.L.1 Research Faculty
5.L.2 Librarians, Archivists, and Curators
5.M Cessation of Funding for Appointments Supported by Grants and Contracts
5.M.1 Instructional Faculty
5.M.2 Research Professors
5.M.3 Research Scientists
5.N Termination for Cause
5.N.1 Instructional Faculty
5.N.2 Research Faculty, Librarians, Archivists, and Curators

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